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What bookdealers really mean. A dictionary by Tom Congalton and Dan Gregory (Between the Covers), with additions from other sources
Term english
Definition english
The rectangular accumulation of paper that constitute the pages inside a book. The textblock, after being tarted out with a binding, would constitute your garden-variety book.
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Term swedish
Definition swedish
I antikvariatammanhang är inlagan ofta fin men bandet slitet. Inlagan är sålunda bokens alla sidor utan avseende på omslag eller pärmar.
Term german
Definition german
Der gesamte Innenteil des Buches, also alle Papierblätter ohne die Einbanddecken.
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